Saturday, August 3, 2013

Best Classic Books for Youth

Best Classics for Youth: 
(Some may be best if read and discussed with parent or mentor)

Alice in Wonderland
Animal Farm
Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl
Anne of Green Gables - series
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
"Battle Hymn of the Republic"
Ben Hur
The Bible
Brighty of the Grand Canyon
Black Beauty
The Black Stallion - series
The Chronicles of Narnia - series
The Collected Verse of Edgar A. Guest
"Concord Hymn"
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
The Constitution of the United States
David Copperfield
Davy Crockett Legends
The Declaration of Independence
The Deerslayer
Don Quixote
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
The Dred Scott Decision
The Education of Henry Adams
Eight Cousins
Emily Post's Etiquette
Ender's Game
"In Flander's Fields"
The Foundation - series
"The Gettysburg Address"
"Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death"
The Great Brain - series
Gulliver's Travels
Hamilton's Mythology
The Hiding Place
History Reborn
Huckleberry Finn
"I Have a Dream"
The Hobbit
Island of the Blue Dolphins
Joan of Arc (Twain)
Jo's Boys
A Journey to the Center of the Earth
Julius Caesar (Shakespeare)
The Jungle Book
King Arthur and the Round Table
The Last of the Mohicans
"Let America Be American Again"
The Lincoln-Douglas Debates
The Little Britches - series
Little Lord Fauntleroy
Little Men
Little Women
The Lonesome Gods
Lord of the Rings - series
"The Man with the Hoe"
Mathematicians are People, Too (2 volumes)
Moby Dick
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
National Velvet
Noah Webster's Original 1828 Dictionary
North to Freedom
"O Captain! My Captain!"
"Old Ironsides"
Old Yeller
Oliver Twist
On Numbers
Paul Bunyan
The Phantom Tollbooth
"The Present Crisis"
"The Road Not Taken"
The Real Benjamin Franklin
The Real George Washington
The Real Thomas Jefferson
The Robe
Robinson Crusoe
Romeo and Juliet
Sackett - series
Saxon Math - series
The Secret Garden
Soldiers, Statesmen and Heroes
Sonnets of Shakespeare
Spiritual Lives of the Great Composers
Stuart Little
The Summer of the Monkeys
Swiss Family Robinson
Tom Sawyer
Treasure Island
The Trumpet of the Swans
The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle
The Walking Drum
White Fang
William Tell
Where the Red Fern Grows
The Yearling

*See Also: "Mom Recommended"